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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn student, former teacher call for more balanced academic culture

A Gunn High School student and former teacher brought to the school board Tuesday night a rallying cry to create a healthier,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Senior, 14 minutes ago | 123 comments | 9620 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Three-story building proposed for Olive Garden site

In the latest sign of the construction boom happening around California Avenue, Palo Alto planners are considering a proposal...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Tired of greed, 28 minutes ago | 20 comments | 2777 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police officer disciplined for texting photo of 'scantily clad' arrestee

A Palo Alto police officer faced disciplinary actions from the department earlier this year for texting to another officer...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by FreePress, 54 minutes ago | 14 comments | 3489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing proposal for Maybell Avenue site set for review

A year after Palo Alto voters struck down an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue, the city is preparing to review...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Quercus, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preparing for the unthinkable: School district maintenance foreman develops emergency-response system

In the event that a shooting were to take place at one of Palo Alto Unified School District's 17 campuses, teachers would...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Donna Wilkie, 5 hours ago | 11 comments | 4273 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Stanford students protest decision in Ferguson

Stanford students and community members marched from the university to City Hall on Nov. 25, 2014, in protest of a Missouri...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 6 hours ago | 7 comments | 1211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto has the highest rental prices in the USA

According to the SF Chronicle, these are national rankings based on median home rental prices: 1. Palo Alto 2. San Francisco ... 5....

Original post made by Palo Alto is number 1 on Nov. 27, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to approve digital artwork for City Hall lobby

The latest element in Palo Alto's roughly $4.5-million effort to enhance the ground floor at City Hall will be nearly impossible...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Rational, 8 hours ago | 11 comments | 1759 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls options for new Foothills 'parkland'

It's not often that a city discovers that it owns 7.7 acres of undeveloped land that City Council members didn't even know...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, 13 hours ago | 18 comments | 327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials defend $4.6M upgrade of City Hall

Five months after Palo Alto officials approved a $4.6 million renovation of City Hall, council members made a public case...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, 13 hours ago | 30 comments | 3347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Street Sweeping??

I've noticed in the past few weeks/months that the street sweeping has been done very poorly. Anyone else notice this? ...

Original post made by Old Palo Alto on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident 3, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 146 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers changing its policy for labor negotiations

Seeking to add transparency to its labor-negotiations process, Palo Alto is considering scrapping its practice of holding...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by common sense, 21 hours ago | 9 comments | 1580 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buildings of up to eight stories planned for East Palo Alto

With an eye on affordable housing and the city's bottom line, East Palo Alto officials on Monday night unveiled the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 23 hours ago | 40 comments | 4280 Views

AROUND TOWN

SHP's Choy completes perfect tennis season with CCS title

==BI CCS roundup== It's one down and perhaps three to go for Sacred Heart Prep freshman Sara Choy when it comes to her...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 26, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 834 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Fatal shooting by police officers may not have been recorded

Only two of three Menlo Park police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect on Nov. 11 were wearing...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Another Ferguson, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 1248 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unfriendly skies: Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise

At a gathering in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion in Atherton last month, as a resident began to speak about the incessant...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Songbird, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 279 comments | 10771 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Locals applaud President Obama's immigration order

The controversial announcement by President Barack Obama on Nov. 20 to use his executive powers to grant nearly 5 million...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by brycecs, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 21 comments | 2471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County looks to redesign Page Mill-Oregon, Foothill expressways

Some of the most dangerous and congested sections of Oregon Expressway/Page Mill Road from Alma Street to Foothill Expressway...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 40 comments | 6385 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Elaine, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 72 comments | 4073 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mixed-use proposal for University Avenue meets mixed response

A proposal to demolish two stout commercial buildings at the heart of University Avenue's commercial district and replace...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Que Pasa?, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 49 comments | 4157 Views
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